Due to the cold weather conditions in the region, the fruits were smaller and sweetening were lessened. Around 60% of the crop was estimated to be suitable for exportation. This leads a price increase in big sizes as number 1 and 2 since there is a lack of availability.
The organic trade meets at the organic exhibition in Nuremberg from 14 - 17 February 2018. 2.950 exhibitors and more than 50.000 visitors from the national and international organic sector are expected at BIOFACH 2018.
Dried fruits are among Turkey’s traditional agricultural export products. Turkey is the most important dried fruit exporter in the world. In terms of quantity nearly 25% of world dried fruit exports come from Turkey. The export figures of dried fruits both in terms of quantity and value, generally has shown an upward trend annually.